Authorities find girl reported missing from Portland area

Malia Jenae Carbaugh, 16

UPDATE: Officials said Carbaugh was found safe in Los Vegas.


Authorities are searching for a missing girl from Portland, 16-year-old Malia Jenae Carbaugh.

She's listed on the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's website as being a white female about 5'2" and 100 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Her listing states she may be in the company of an adult male.

Beaverton Police Public Information Officer Mike Rowe says he believes a friend or acquaintance in the Portland metro area might have information that would help authorities find her.

Carbaugh was listed as a runaway by the Portland Police Bureau on Thursday.

If anyone has information contact Detective Chad Opitz at 971-563-7545, the Portland FBI Child Exploitation Task Force, Portland Police or call 911.

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